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Posted: 9/24/2004 6:24:03 AM EDT
This has probably been covered before, but I couldnt find it. My AMD build is finally done, with the exception of the spring that holds the FCG pins in place. Anyone have a diagram of how the spring sits in the reciever? Is the plate dealy that tapco sells worth the money?
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:53:51 AM EDT
If you have the full auto retainer spring (with the coil on the one end), you can snip a portion of it off and use it as shown in this link:


It's really easy to make your own retainer plate. You can use sheet steel, brass, or galvanized tin sheet for the retainer. I see no reason to give someone else $10~$15 for something so simple to make.

Link Posted: 9/24/2004 9:15:04 AM EDT
Or you could slip down to the local NAPA and pick up two 7/32 E clip.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 12:06:31 PM EDT
Thanks for the info- I like the e-clip idea, probably go with that.
Thanks again,
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